Montgomery County, Maryland Population 2018

Montgomery County, Maryland's estimated population is 1,058,810 with a growth rate of 3.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Montgomery County, Maryland is the 1st largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,058,81032,4393.16%
20161,026,371-21,961-2.09%
20161,048,3328,9620.86%
20151,039,3709,1820.89%
20141,030,18810,8971.07%
20131,019,29111,8031.17%
20121,007,48814,1621.43%
2011993,32617,1861.76%
2010976,140219,11328.94%
1990757,027177,97430.74%
1980579,05356,24410.76%
1970522,809181,88153.35%
1960340,928176,527107.38%
1950164,40180,48995.92%
194083,91234,70670.53%
193049,20614,28540.91%
192034,9212,8328.83%
191032,0891,6385.38%
190030,4513,26612.01%
189027,1852,4269.80%
188024,7594,19620.41%
187020,5632,24112.23%
186018,3222,46215.52%
185015,8604042.61%
184015,456-4,360-22.00%
183019,8163,41620.83%
182016,400-1,580-8.79%
181017,9802,92219.40%
180015,058-2,945-16.36%
179018,0030.00%

Montgomery County, Maryland Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White566,239
Black or African American182,774
Asian149,770
Some Other Race81,619
Two or More Races42,609
American Indian and Alaska Native2,857
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander503

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Montgomery County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Montgomery County, Maryland Median Age

38.6


Total

37.1


Male

40.2


Female

Montgomery County, Maryland Adults

There are 785,174 adults, (140,613 of which are seniors) in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Montgomery County, Maryland Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Montgomery County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

531,759

51.81%

Male

494,612

48.19%

Montgomery County, Maryland Households and Families

Montgomery County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Montgomery County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.6%21.4%
All65.6%34.4%
Non Family50.7%49.3%
Female50%50%
Male48.2%51.8%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montgomery County, Maryland Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All367,7642.7765.6
Married198,4393.3978.6
Non Family111,6361.2850.7
Female41,4563.4650
Male16,2333.6348.2

3.31

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Montgomery County, Maryland Households

Montgomery County, Maryland Education

Montgomery County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade35,4135.03%
9th to 12th Grade26,7923.81%
High School Graduate98,81614.04%
Some College97,78613.89%
Associates Degree36,1215.13%
Bachelors Degree186,97326.56%
Graduate Degree222,07631.55%

Montgomery County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White350,056341,649247,432
Black118,545109,62351,493
Hispanic112,51376,99028,445
Asian109,038100,41573,636
Other Race47,46227,2006,823
Multiple Races18,51616,7769,430
Native American1,9551,572552
Islander291217127

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 70.68%.

Montgomery County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,042$64,506$47,257
Less Than High School$24,466$27,783$18,754
High School Grad$30,870$34,856$25,801
Some College$40,574$46,136$36,037
Bachelors Degree$62,364$76,069$52,479
Graduate Degree$94,501$111,381$77,068

$55,042

Average Earnings

$64,506

Average Male

$47,257

Average Female

Montgomery County, Maryland Language

Montgomery County, Maryland Language by Age

Montgomery County, Maryland Language

60.18% of Montgomery County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 39.82% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.05% of the population.

Montgomery County, Maryland Poverty

Montgomery County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic188,93921,32011.28%
Black180,25019,99711.09%
White468,17817,2953.69%
Other80,89710,74413.28%
Asian149,3439,4456.32%
Multiple42,3403,6018.50%
Native2,8181274.51%
Islander4747616.03%

6.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.86%

Male Poverty Rate

7.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montgomery County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Maryland is Islander, with 16.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Maryland is White, with 3.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.11%.

Montgomery County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.19%
High School10.04%
Some College6.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.87%

Montgomery County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.80%
Male Unemployed15.94%
Female Employed4.06%
Male Employed2.66%

Montgomery County, Maryland Income

Montgomery County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$100,352$135,849
Families$118,960$156,616
Married Families$140,151$178,762
Non Families$62,991$82,496

Montgomery County, Maryland Marital Status

Montgomery County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Montgomery County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Montgomery County, Maryland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Montgomery County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Montgomery County, Maryland Veterans

Montgomery County, Maryland Veterans by War

44,718

Number of Veterans

39,107

Male Veterans

5,611

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam12,672
Second Gulf War10,267
First Gulf War9,645
Korea4,434
World War II3,906

Montgomery County, Maryland Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+12,025
35 to 5410,729
65 to 749,432
55 to 647,265
18 to 345,267

Montgomery County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White31,9347.17%
Black8,0295.93%
Hispanic3,1882.42%
Asian2,0861.75%
2 or More1,3926.24%
Other1,0041.78%
Indian24911.72%
Hawaiian245.48%

Montgomery County, Maryland Veterans by Education

3.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montgomery County, Maryland Employment Status

Montgomery County, Maryland Employment by Age

71.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Montgomery County, Maryland Employment by Race

Montgomery County, Maryland Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Montgomery County, Maryland

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Gaithersburg5990567776787113.14%
Rockville612506694056909.29%
Takoma Park167221776510436.24%
Poolesville485451903366.92%
Chevy Chase282429891655.84%
Kensington223923791406.25%
Chevy Chase Village195120621115.69%
Somerset12001277776.42%
Garrett Park9871046595.98%
Martin's Additions941997565.95%
Chevy Chase View928987596.36%
Chevy Chase Section Three750793435.73%
Chevy Chase Section Five673711385.65%
North Chevy Chase551587366.53%
Washington Grove529564356.62%
Laytonsville354374205.65%
Glen Echo255269145.49%
Barnesville17317963.47%
Brookeville12813243.13%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990